Various ‎– The Swing Era Curtain Call

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Time Life Records ‎– STL 352
3 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Box Set
Jazz, Pop
Swing, Big Band, Vocal


A1 James Session
Arranged By [Version Harry James], Written-By – Jack W. Mathias*
A2 At Last
Arranged By [Version Glenn Miller] – Bill FineganWritten-By – Harry Warren (2), Mack Gordon
A3 Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Arranged By [Version Louis Armstrong] – Chappie WillettWritten-By – Lil Hardin-Armstrong
A4 Rose Room
Arranged By [Version Artie Shaw] – Artie ShawWritten-By – Art Hickman, Harry Williams (2)
A5 Coral Reef
Arranged By [Version Neal Hefti], Written-By – Neal Hefti
B1 I Get A Kick Out Of You
Arranged By [Version Tommy Dorsey] – Bill FineganWritten-By – Cole Porter
B2 All Too Soon
Arranged By [Version Duke Ellington], Written-By – Duke Ellington
B3 Juke Box Saturday Night
Arranged By [Version Glenn Miller] – Jerry GrayWritten-By – Al Stillman, Paul McGrane
B4 Lover, Come Back To Me!
Arranged By [Version Artie Shaw] – Jerry GrayWritten-By – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
B5 Tea For Two
Arranged By [Version Bob Zurke] – Fud LivingstonWritten-By – Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans
C1 Say It Isn't So
Arranged By [Version Billy May] – Billy MayWritten-By – Irving Berlin
C2 Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe
Arranged By [Version Woody Herman] – Neal Hefti, Ralph BurnsWritten-By – E.Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen
C3 Flash
Arranged By [Version Harry James] – Andy GibsonWritten-By – Harry James (2)
C4 Moonlight Cocktail
Arranged By [Version Glenn Miller] – Jerry GrayWritten-By – Luckey Roberts*, Kim Gannon
C5 In A Mellow Tone
Arranged By [Version Duke Ellington], Written-By – Duke Ellington
D1 Broadway
Arranged By [Version Count Basie], Written-By – Henri WoodeWritten-By – Teddy McRae
D2 Sophisticated Swing
Arranged By [Version Les Brown] – Ben HomerWritten By – Will HudsonWritten-By – Mitchell Parish
D3 Nola
Arranged By [Version Tommy Dorsey] – Howard Smith (4)Written-By – Felix Arndt
D4 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
Arranged By [Version Nat King Cole] – Nat King ColeWritten-By – Deek Watson, William Best
D5 Out Of Nowhere
Arranged By [Version Artie Shaw] – Jerry GrayWritten-By – Edward Heyman, John Green*
E1 Runnin' Wild
Arranged By [Version Glenn Miller] – Bill FineganWritten-By – Arthur Gibbs, Joe Grey, Leo Wood
E2 Chopin Prelude No. 7
Arranged By [Version Jimmy Lunceford] – Billy Moore, Jr., Jimmie LuncefordWritten-By – Frédéric Chopin
E3 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
Arranged By [Version Stan Kenton] – Buddy BakerArranged By [Version Stan Kenton], Written-By – Stan KentonWritten-By – Charles Lawrence (2), John Green*
E4 Body And Soul
Arranged By [Version Coleman Hawkins - Head Arrangement] – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Edward Heyman, Frank Eyton, John Green*, Robert Sour
E5 Plymouth Rock
Arranged By [Version Count Basie], Written-By – Neal Hefti
F1 I'm Here
Arranged By [Version Benny Goodman], Written-By – Mel Powell
F2 I'll Buy That Dream
Arranged By [Verion Harry James] – Johnny Thompson (2)Written-By – Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson*
F3 High Society
Arranged By [Version Bunny Bergigan] – Joe LipmanWritten-By – Porter Steele, Walter Melrose
F4 Dream Of You
Arranged By [Version Jimmie Lunceford], Written-By – Sy Oliver
F5 Royal Garden Blues
Arranged By [Version Count Basie - Head Arrangement] – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Clarence Williams, Spencer Williams (2)

Companies, etc.



Reissue in colored slip case
Behind each title the booklet has printed the the name of the band playing the original arrangement.

Second German Printing 1983
Recreations of the Swing Era featuring the original arrangements
Directed by : Billy May and performed by a Studio orchestra with changing personnel on the various sessions (Co-leader of the studio orchestra on other volumes is also Glen Gray)
Track D4 is performed only by the Nat King Cole Trio

This Volume "Curtain Call" is dedicated to the music of Nat King Cole and Stan Kenton
Ⓟ & Ⓒ 1983 Time-Life Book E.V.
Recorded in Association with Capitol Records

Series with 15 Volumes # STL 340 to STL 354
The box set includes the 3 discs plus a 24-page booklet titled "The Swing Era Curtain Call" in german language
Booklet: Printed by Brepols Fabrieken N.V., Turhout, Belgium
Booklet Cover has printed: Deutsche Ausgabe

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (Label A to F): BIEM/STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Rundout Side A etched): STL 1 - 352 - 1A - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Rundout Side B etched): STL 1 - 352 - 2B - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Rundout Side C etched): STL 2 - 352 - 3A - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Rundout Side D etched): STL 2 - 352 - 4B - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Rundout Side E etched): STL 3 - 352 - 5A - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Rundout Side F etched): STL 3 - 352 - 6B - 1

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ABBREVIATIONS (used in comments section):

autog=autographed(usu. on cover)
bklt=booklet insert
cc=cut corner of cover
co=cutout cover
coh=cutout hole in cover
con or sm=sawmark on cover
dh=drill hole in cover
djl=dj promo label
djts=dj timestrip on cover
djs=dj stamp on cover
gfld=gatefold cover
h2o=water damage on cover
lim ed=limited edition
nap=does not affect play
obc=on back cover
oc=on cover
ocs=orig. co. sleeve
ol=on label
osw=original shrinkwrap on cover
OST=original soundtrack
pc=picture cover
prst=promo sticker on cover
rssoc=radio station sticker on cover
rssol=radio station sticker on label
rw=heavy ring wear on cover
s=used at beginning means small
soc=sticker on cover
sost=song sticker on cover or shrink
srw=slight ring wear on cover
sst=song sticker on cover
S/T=self titled or Same
toc=tape on cover
tol=tape on label
VA=various artists
wlp=white label promo or dj label
woc=writing on cover
wol=writing on label

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